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(Yahoo)   Ongoing study shows anti-aging hormone actually works   (news.yahoo.com) divider line 4
    More: Ironic, hormone-replacement therapies, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, medical organizations, bone density, hormones, study period, insulin-like growth factor  
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2014-03-28 07:55:31 PM  
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Prophet of Loss: Not all cell in the body are regenerative, even if we stop telomere related cell death.

Body of a 20 year old, mind of 130 year old pudding.


That's a misconception, that brain cells don't grow in adults.
2014-03-28 06:29:26 PM  
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And really, it should be no surprise that hormone therapy raises the risk of cancer. Hormones are chemicals that stimulate cell activity. It's not a leap to think they would have a hand in promoting cancer growth.
2014-03-28 06:23:12 PM  
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"In light of insufficient scientific evidence [that] HGH in older adults offers long-term anti-aging benefits, and with studies indicating that low growth hormone levels may actually protect the elderly from aging diseases ... the risks of using HGH as an anti-aging strategy outweigh the potential benefits," said Dr. Sofiya Milman, lead author of the new study and an assistant professor of endocrinology at Albert Einstein.

I think they're missing the point. The desire to recapture youth when old outweighs the desire of simply living a longer time at the baseline. It's human nature to burn the candles on both ends for quality over quantity.
2014-03-28 04:25:10 PM  
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I'm really glad that I'm not a woman nor was I ever so good looking that I have something to "cling to."  I'd hate to feel compelled to spend money on sh*t like this.
 
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